Tag: Fire

Your worst day is their everyday

May 10th, 2010

Hose-spray can be refreshing. Lt. Kenny Stuart from Station 16 is behind me. Friday was certainly one of the most unusual days of my life. I crawled through a blackened, smoke-filled building looking for survivors, climbed a ladder five stories in full firefighter gear, took the doors off a smashed SUV to get an injured […]

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Personal protective equipment required

May 6th, 2010

I’m packing up and heading out this afternoon for Richland. Come tomorrow morning, I’ll be a participant in the “Fire Ops 101” event at the Hammer Training and Education Center. Sponsored by the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters, the event consists of a full-day, hands-on workshop where media representatives and elected officials participate directly […]

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